Is This What You Want? [Bonus Tracks]

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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Although Jackie Lomax was fortunate enough to be one of the first signees to Apple, it was a cross to bear as well as a blessing, since his Beatles connections -- George Harrison produced the album and donated a tune -- interfered with his shot at being evaluated on his own merits. Truth to tell, had the exact same record come out on a different label without any Beatles involvement, it would have made even less of an impact than it did. Lomax is a passable but unarresting singer and songwriter, and most of the tracks chug along in a humdrum blue-eyed soul-rock vein. Whether consciously or not, Lomax's better compositions sometimes bear Beatlesque influences, like ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Although Jackie Lomax was fortunate enough to be one of the first signees to Apple, it was a cross to bear as well as a blessing, since his Beatles connections -- George Harrison produced the album and donated a tune -- interfered with his shot at being evaluated on his own merits. Truth to tell, had the exact same record come out on a different label without any Beatles involvement, it would have made even less of an impact than it did. Lomax is a passable but unarresting singer and songwriter, and most of the tracks chug along in a humdrum blue-eyed soul-rock vein. Whether consciously or not, Lomax's better compositions sometimes bear Beatlesque influences, like the title track, which has a casual resemblance to "I Am the Walrus" recorded after this album's release, and the uncommonly tender "Fall Inside." The George Harrison-penned tune, "Sour Milk Sea," is nothing special; the Beatles' own version, cut in demo-like circumstances as they were rehearsing tunes shortly before starting work on The White Album, has long been available on bootleg.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/19/1991
  • Label: Emi Import
  • UPC: 077779758128
  • Catalog Number: 797581

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jackie Lomax Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
George Harrison Guitar
Paul McCartney Track Performer
Ringo Starr Drums, Vocals
Nicky Hopkins Keyboards, Track Performer
Hal Blaine Drums, Track Performer
John Barham Track Performer
Alan Branscombe Track Performer
Eric Clapton Guitar, Track Performer
Spike Heatley Bass, Track Performer
Larry Knechtel Track Performer
Bishop O'Brien Track Performer
Klaus Voormann Bass, Track Performer
Joe Osborn Bass, Track Performer
Pete Clark Track Performer
Richard Starkey Track Performer
Technical Credits
George Harrison Composer
Paul McCartney Producer
Jackie Lomax Composer, Producer, Author, Cover Design
Paul Beaver Special Effects
Jerry Leiber Composer
Peter Bown Engineer
Pete Clarke Contributor
Geoff Emerick Engineer
Mal Evans Special Effects, Producer
Bernie Krause Special Effects
Tony Newman Contributor
Barry Sheffield Engineer
Armin Steiner Engineer
Mike Stoller Composer
Steve Kolanjian Liner Notes
Mike Jarratt Engineer
Clive Westlake Composer
Alan Pariser Special Effects
Richard Imrie Cover Photo
David Most Composer
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